debt vs equity

debt equity

Definitions

  • 1) The state or condition of owing something to another.
  • 2) An action, state of mind, or object one has an obligation to perform for another, adopt toward another, or give to another.
  • 3) Money that one person or entity owes or is required to pay to another, generally as a result of a loan or other financial transaction.
  • 4) Financial instruments, such as bonds, mortgages, and loans, that represent a claim to payment and rights of creditorship.
  • 5) An obligation or liability to pay or render something to someone else.
  • 6) A moral or legal obligation to make reparations or undergo punishment for committing an offense.
  • 7) The condition of owing.
  • 8) Something owed, such as money, goods, or services.
  • 9) A duty neglected or violated; a fault; a sin; a trespass.
  • 10) etc. See under Bond, Book, etc.
  • 11) That which is due from one person to another, whether money, goods, or services; that which one person is bound to pay to another, or to perform for his benefit; thing owed; obligation; liability.
  • 12) (Law) An action at law to recover a certain specified sum of money alleged to be due.
  • 13) an obligation to pay or do something
  • 14) money or goods or services owed by one person to another
  • 15) the state of owing something (especially money)
  • 16) An offense requiring reparation or expiation; default of duty: a trespass; a sin.
  • 17) That which is due from one person to another, whether money, goods, or services, and whether payable at present or at a future time; that which one person is bound to pay to or perform for another; what one is obliged to do or to suffer; a due; a duty; an obligation.
  • 18) The state of being under obligation to make payment, as of money or services, to another; figuratively, the state of being under obligation in general.

Definitions

  • 1) law Value of property minus liens or other encumbrances.
  • 2) accounting Ownership interest in a company as determined by subtracting liabilities from assets.
  • 3) Ownership, especially in terms of net monetary value of some business.
  • 4) law A legal tradition that deals with remedies other than monetary relief, such as injunctions, divorces and similar actions.
  • 5) Justice, impartiality or fairness.
  • 6) The state or quality of being just and fair.
  • 7) Justice achieved not simply according to the strict letter of the law but in accordance with principles of substantial justice and the unique facts of the case.
  • 8) An equitable right or claim.
  • 9) Ownership interest in a corporation, property, or other holding, usually calculated as the value of the holding after subtracting any debt or liabilities.
  • 10) Something that is just and fair.
  • 11) The value of a brand's reputation.
  • 12) Shares of common stock or preferred stock.
  • 13) (Law) the advantage, allowed to a mortgageor, of a certain or reasonable time to redeem lands mortgaged, after they have been forfeited at law by the nonpayment of the sum of money due on the mortgage at the appointed time.
  • 14) (Law) A system of jurisprudence, supplemental to law, properly so called, and complemental of it.
  • 15) Equality of rights; natural justice or right; the giving, or desiring to give, to each man his due, according to reason, and the law of God to man; fairness in determination of conflicting claims; impartiality.
  • 16) (Law) An equitable claim; an equity of redemption
  • 17) the ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation
  • 18) the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it
  • 19) In conveyancing, in the United States, the ownership of or title to real property which is subject to a mortgage: sometimes simply called equity.
  • 20) Right, Law, etc. See justice.
  • 21) A right or obligation incident to a property or contract as between two persons, but not incident to the property or contract from its own nature. In this sense used in the plural.
  • 22) An equitable right; that to which one is justly entitled; specifically, a right recognized by courts of equity which the common law did not provide for: as, the wife's equity, or her right, when her husband sought to enforce his common-law claim to reduce her property to his own possession, to have a portion of it settled on herself.
  • 23) That which is equally right or just to all concerned; equal or impartial justice; fairness; impartiality.
  • 24) The system of jurisprudence or body of doctrines and rules as to what is equitable and fair and what is not, by which the defects of, and the incidental hardships resulting from, the inflexibility of the forms and the universality of the rules of the common-law tribunals are corrected or remedied, and substantial justice is done.
  • 25) In law: Fairness in the adjustment of conflicting interests; the application of the dictates of good conscience to the settlement of controversies: often called natural equity.
  • 26) The remaining interest belonging to one who has pledged or mortgaged his property, or the surplus of value which may remain after the property has been disposed of for the satisfaction of liens. [U. S.]
  • 27) The court or jurisdiction in which these doctrines are applied: as, a suit in equity.
  • 28) Representing an ownership interest.
  • 29) Of or relating to stocks.
  • 30) Subordinated to all other claims on income, earnings, or assets.

Examples

  • 1) We owe our intelligence services a huge debt of gratitude.
  • 2) He made no secret of the directly architectural debt he owed to the prints.
  • 3) This is inevitably encouraging people to pay their debt.
  • 4) It is less than a decade since the western banking system collapsed under a cascade of bad debts.
  • 5) There is no explicit central government guarantee and it would be difficult to introduce one without a blowout in the government debt numbers.
  • 6) The Government says this austerity is essential to reduce the national debt.
  • 7) Investors also bought into weaker eurozone sovereign debt, which was sold off last year.
  • 8) I owe him a great debt.
  • 9) The increasingly long interest-free periods mean that it is easy to lose focus on repaying your debt and then have to pay heavy penalties.
  • 10) For a variety of reasons, the first quarter of 2017 is expected to see a huge volume of debt issuance.
  • 11) Many other large debts of gratitude have accrued during the writing of this book.
  • 12) The huge debt that a lot of comics have to me.
  • 13) We owe a great debt to these women who made the gospel possible.
  • 14) Spurs owed no debt to good fortune.
  • 15) What makes me most uneasy is government debt.
  • 16) In the past we understood the debt we owe dogs.
  • 17) Those who have outstanding debts should consider paying them off as a first port of call.
  • 18) National debt is the least of our worries.
  • 19) Yet it is a phenomenally important actor in the sovereign debt saga.
  • 20) Foreign debts and budget deficits have been shrinking.
  • 21) This was the first time that the providers of capital were offered limited liability for debts.
  • 22) Lie awake thinking about how to repay your personal debts?
  • 23) The situation is not likely to improve as lenders move to reduce the risk of bad debts.
  • 24) There are three ways to reduce the burden of debt in a country.
  • 25) It said problems with sovereign debt could still harm the global economy.
  • 26) It depends on what you mean by debt.
  • 27) The exercise will lead to an impaired credit history and huge debts for years to come.
  • 28) He is owed a great debt of gratitude from us all for his confidence and tremendous tenacity.
  • 29) Or do you think letting them go into debt is a good idea?
  • 30) The deal means that he can pay off his debts.
  • 31) The assets will be used to reduce the figures for government debt and the liabilities will simply disappear from view.
  • 32) debt isn't something you can talk about easily.
  • 33) So he owed Britain a debt of gratitude.
  • 34) Yet it is quite clear that Greece's debt obligations have become impossible to meet.
  • 35) ‘Samantha Leigh, mitigating, said he had taken the money to pay gambling debts.’
  • 36) ‘Garda sources believe the gangs may have been desperate to raise money to pay off debts.’
  • 37) ‘If you are earning money and have big debts it may not be worth over committing yourself in savings.’
  • 38) ‘Companies which owe the council money will not be charged interest on their debts.’
  • 39) ‘However, the first use for surplus cash must be to reduce any outstanding debts.’
  • 40) ‘They can potentially tap into your bank account or run up debts without you knowing a thing about it.’
  • 41) ‘The bills and the debts pile up when you're not working but she somehow made it through.’
  • 42) ‘He left and the club was left with an enormous wage bill and debts it could not afford to pay.’
  • 43) ‘You want a mortgage that calculates interest daily so every overpayment reduces your debt.’
  • 44) ‘Cash flow was very positive and had enabled the company to reduce its debt to a more manageable level.’
  • 45) ‘The plan of action is to use some of the money to clear all their debts and to use the rest to reduce their mortgage a little.’
  • 46) ‘Many creditors lost a lot of money and players went unpaid while debts were rescheduled.’
  • 47) ‘Interest is charged on the debt, but you do not make monthly repayments.’
  • 48) ‘Needing money to pay off a debt, he tries to rob a wealthy neighbour and is finally arrested and jailed.’
  • 49) ‘Make sure you clear debts such as credit card balances, overdrafts and personal loans.’
  • 50) ‘* Total U.S. household credit card debt is more than $600 billion.’
  • 51) ‘Is the company's debt less than 40 percent of its capital?’
  • 52) ‘The country spends a third of its budget on servicing its debt to western banks.’
  • 53) ‘At the meeting, Ms Blears had refused to write off the debt the PCT owes to the Government.’
  • 54) ‘However, it is likely to mean people looking to take out a loan to consolidate their debt will have to pay more after today.’
  • 55) ‘After the divorce was granted, Rene discovered there would be no money as her husband was heavily in debt.’
  • 56) ‘Although the man did owe small sums of money, there is no evidence to suggest that he was heavily in debt.’
  • 57) ‘He wanted to know why the trust was so severely in debt, despite receiving record funding from the government.’
  • 58) ‘The club are #30m in debt, partly due to the antics of last season's management team.’
  • 59) ‘Our students in Canada don't need to be coming to college and coming out in debt.’
  • 60) ‘This authority is so much in debt but they could cut the rates if they ran it properly and looked into the cost of repairing houses.’
  • 61) ‘In the film, Reeves plays a luckless, down-at-heel gambler heavily in debt to the bookies.’
  • 62) ‘Although companies are allowed to send reminders to a person in debt, they are not allowed to harass someone.’
  • 63) ‘It warns that we are getting deeper in debt and that a house price bubble still hangs over the economy.’
  • 64) ‘I have never really been in debt and I would never buy anything I couldn't afford.’
  • 65) ‘By his late twenties, Disraeli's sartorial and social extravagance had left him deep in debt.’
  • 66) ‘In his late 20's, he's a sharp dresser, big smoker, has a mortgage and is up to his eyes in debt.’
  • 67) ‘A travel policy is vital to ensure sickness or an accident don't leave you badly in debt when you come home.’
  • 68) ‘They have to sell a player each year to balance the books but they are not up to their ears in debt like many Brazilian teams.’
  • 69) ‘Personal bankruptcies are booming precisely because it's so easy to get in debt.’
  • 70) ‘He took the cash when he was in debt to the tune of several thousand pounds.’
  • 71) ‘It may be the season to be jolly, but most of us are just up to our eyes in debt, run off our feet and completely partied out.’
  • 72) ‘I grew up in the years when to be in debt was shameful.’
  • 73) ‘Politicians there are concerned the burden is too great for a country already in debt.’
  • 74) ‘I have little choice but to find a better job in the same sector because student fees and loans have left me massively in debt.’
  • 75) ‘All owe her a huge debt of gratitude for her many years of dedicated service to the Church.’
  • 76) ‘Council chairman Alex Carder said the volunteers were owed a debt of gratitude by the rest of the community.’
  • 77) ‘I owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to those past winners who have truly inspired me.’
  • 78) ‘I owe a debt of thanks to Si for pointing out the deficiencies in my spelling.’
  • 79) ‘Yet he is always careful to acknowledge the debt he owes the series for boosting his public profile.’
  • 80) ‘More interesting is the debt Sinatra owed D' Amato, who served as the young singer's role model.’
  • 81) ‘Though acknowledging a debt to the genre, Phillips says he had no specific models in mind.’
  • 82) ‘The script is strong, owing a great debt to Frank Miller's graphic novel, Man Without Fear.’
  • 83) ‘The point is that horror fiction, especially gothic horror fiction seems to owe a debt to St Augustine.’
  • 84) ‘His early works owe a debt to van Gogh and Breitner, the Dutch Impressionist.’
  • 85) ‘The Count acknowledges his great debt to the writer and performer, Steve Delaney.’
  • 86) ‘He spoke of the debt we owe to the nation's founders and to the documents they left us.’
  • 87) ‘I do owe him a debt, as it was reading his blog that first got me hooked.’
  • 88) ‘He scared me the first few times I encountered him, but I owe him a huge debt.’
  • 89) ‘He feels he owes a particular debt to Prowse, who first encouraged him to direct 11 years ago.’
  • 90) ‘It truly is the end of an era but the people of Hull owe him a great debt and we must look at the great strides the city has made while has been leader.’
  • 91) ‘He says that every year or two a movie comes along that owes Stevenson an obvious debt.’
  • 92) ‘Harder to swallow but even more fundamental is the debt to society owed by the individual.’
  • 93) ‘Her writing life began at eight with a story that owed a heavy debt to Black Beauty.’
  • 94) ‘How can you repay such a debt to a friend who tells you about a writer like Roth?’

Examples

  • 1) About half the people in care homes will be paying the full fees themselves, many using the equity in their houses.
  • 2) It attributes this primarily to people being unable to release equity by selling their home.
  • 3) Investors around the world have been selling equities because of fears about anaemic global growth.
  • 4) The equity loan is interest free for the first five years.
  • 5) Earnings per share will rise further because share buybacks narrowed the equity base.
  • 6) He now wants his share of the equity from our house.
  • 7) To cover their margin calls, the funds were forced to sell some equity assets.
  • 8) Lawyers and tax experts treat preferred as part of the company 's equity.
  • 9) After he was bought out, he held no equity in the company.
  • 10) We had been teaching a few years, we had little equity in our houses.
  • 11) Courts will balance the respective interests of the parties, looking at both justice and equity.
  • 12) Consequently our funds are intended for the more cautious investor who is looking to minimise the volatility that is inherent with equity based investments.
  • 13) Although there was a lot of equity in the house, he was prepared to give it all to me.
  • 14) Those in negative equity must sell their home at a loss if they cannot keep up with their mortgage repayments or if they need to move home.
  • 15) Small investors will sell more equity unit trusts this year than they will buy - the first such decline in at least a decade.
  • 16) The funds are raised by selling new equity (stock) or from retained earnings.
  • 17) If it succeeds, this could lead to a wave of selling of equity and fixed-income investments.
  • 18) In the same period, homeowners withdrew some 290 billion of equity from their houses.
  • 19) It is emotionally tied to all our ideas of fairness, justice, and equity.
  • 20) That is very common in equity investment, but something that you don't usually see with property.
  • 21) For example, if you have a lot of equity in your house you may persuade the lender to add any arrears to the value of the mortgage.
  • 22) They, above all, require careful thinking and clear policy and procedures which live up to high standards of fairness and equity.
  • 23) The common shareholders' equity is simply the total value of the assets less the current and long-term liabilities and the preferred stock.
  • 24) So, paradoxically, secrecy increases fairness in the equity sense because people can more easily be rewarded for the full range of their outputs.
  • 25) ‘It was based on principles of equity, people-centredness, quality and accountability.’
  • 26) ‘Where are the health strategy principles of quality, equity, and accessibility?’
  • 27) ‘The focus here has rarely been on equity or on a fair deal for the poor.’
  • 28) ‘Rather, we should be working towards the election of a national Government that cares about equity, and a fair go for all.’
  • 29) ‘His concern was not for the fee income lost, however, but because discounting would undermine principles of fairness and equity.’
  • 30) ‘The spokeswoman said the commission is guided by a principle of equity and fairness for all students.’
  • 31) ‘Almost no conservatives argue against the principle of gender equity.’
  • 32) ‘It is an extremely important principle, one of equity and anti-discrimination.’
  • 33) ‘Standards weren't perfect before, but there was a degree of equity in the treatment.’
  • 34) ‘He said he was a socialist who believed in justice, fair play and equity and was proud of this.’
  • 35) ‘These do not have perpetual obligation, except in the case of civil laws, as general wisdom and equity may demand.’
  • 36) ‘Fairness and equity are bedrock Labour principles, and they are reflected in this Budget.’
  • 37) ‘Nevertheless the whole episode showed the wisdom and equity of the rain check in American football.’
  • 38) ‘The view of equity as equal treatment was reflected in the expressed beliefs of the teachers in our study.’
  • 39) ‘But a declining commitment to global equity is inconsistent with our evolving brand.’
  • 40) ‘The argument for coursework seems to be one from equity: that it is fairer to those who ‘aren't so good at exams’.’
  • 41) ‘As director general my priorities would be driven by a commitment to equity and alleviation of disparities.’
  • 42) ‘They are also important tools for building a more democratic and equitable food system, and for generating sustainable growth with equity.’
  • 43) ‘Our family of hospitals is wholeheartedly committed to equity and equality.’
  • 44) ‘Educators must take the responsibility to expand and enhance commitments to gender equity.’
  • 45) ‘As stated, the common law and equity each developed the duty of care, but they did so independently of each other.’
  • 46) ‘Many other acts by the plaintiffs are also prohibited, whether by statute, common law or equity, or under the Treaty.’
  • 47) ‘This rule has always been statutory and does not arise from either common law or equity.’
  • 48) ‘Yes, the common law and equity jurisdiction was extended, was it not?’
  • 49) ‘We say we are able to bring this case both at common law and at equity.’
  • 50) ‘It contains chapters on contracts, torts, restitution, property, and equity.’
  • 51) ‘The board of IDBI Bank will meet on May 19 to consider a rights issue of its equity shares.’
  • 52) ‘They align incentives around enterprise-level outcomes such as market share and return on equity.’
  • 53) ‘Like all convertible bonds, CoCos can be swapped for equity if the share price reaches a certain target.’
  • 54) ‘The equity share portfolios are managed as controlled or as pro-actively advised portfolios.’
  • 55) ‘Measures of revenue and profit are more volatile than the book value of shareholders' equity.’
  • 56) ‘Funds beyond the 1 percent level would be used to reward faculty or address market and equity issues.’
  • 57) ‘Most people don't know much about financing and equity issues, so they tend to need a lot of information in this area.’
  • 58) ‘Much will depend on equity markets and merger and acquisition activity continuing in a healthy state.’
  • 59) ‘Increases above this amount will be based on individual merit and market or equity issues.’
  • 60) ‘The scandal was a contributing factor to a slide in world equity markets, knocking billions off stock values.’
  • 61) ‘The group has increased its cash holdings since becoming worried, a few months ago, that equity valuations are looking stretched.’
  • 62) ‘With a lousy economy and a sinking stock market, equity funds were doomed.’
  • 63) ‘The company has the option to convert 65 per cent of its equity into company shares.’
  • 64) ‘It might be through equity - owning a share of some oil businesses.’
  • 65) ‘Managers have been encouraged to address equity and market issues as well as they can with limited funds.’
  • 66) ‘The company recouped losses in the second quarter from equity market losses.’
  • 67) ‘It provides equity capital to enterprises not quoted on a stock market.’
  • 68) ‘It is also likely that the issue of equity will be aggravated by the accession of poorer countries from Eastern Europe in the medium term.’
  • 69) ‘We aim to provide committed, long term equity to the business and its shareholders.’
  • 70) ‘A stance should be taken on taxing dividends from equity mutual fund schemes.’
  • 71) ‘They can now invest in a complete range of assets from property to equities and bonds.’
  • 72) ‘Many investors act primarily as consumers of equities rather than as shared proprietors.’
  • 73) ‘Today, the herd talks of giving up on equities just when stocks have never been cheaper.’
  • 74) ‘Investors who shy away from the risk of equities and the negligible interest on cash savings may prefer to buy bonds.’
  • 75) ‘Under the proposed changes councils will be allowed to buy shares and equities and invest on the money markets.’
  • 76) ‘Cynics say the sudden revival in private investors' interest in equities is also a sign that the best is over.’
  • 77) ‘The funds can buy equities, sell short and leverage their best ideas by buying and selling options.’
  • 78) ‘It is too early to call the top for equities because shares prices tend to carry on rising even when the interest rate cycle has turned.’
  • 79) ‘The balance of probability still favours equities outperforming bonds in the medium term.’
  • 80) ‘The choices will range from low risk to medium risk managed funds invested in a mix of equities.’
  • 81) ‘Historically equities have tended to outperform all other investment asset classes.’
  • 82) ‘One advantage of corporate bonds over equities for investors is what happens if the company falls on hard times.’
  • 83) ‘The fund invests in gold mining company shares and has a small holding in platinum and silver equities.’
  • 84) ‘Income arising from dividends from equities, life assurance products and pensions will not be affected.’
  • 85) ‘As a group, equities receive a double plus weighting, bonds a double minus and cash is labelled a zero.’
  • 86) ‘It is noteworthy that property has now outperformed Irish equities in each of the last five years.’
  • 87) ‘Investors are likely to become appreciably richer by investing in equities, rather than bonds or cash.’
  • 88) ‘Now may well be a sensible time to reconsider the merits of equities, and growth stocks in particular.’
  • 89) ‘This is very good news for highly geared economies, such as the US and UK, and of course for equities.’
  • 90) ‘When equities are climbing, investors' only concern is the share price.’
  • 91) ‘The equity in the properties appears to be in the region of £9 million.’
  • 92) ‘While living in his house, he refinanced it repeatedly, pulling out equity to buy other properties.’
  • 93) ‘As a result, the ratio of mortgage debt to home equity is at near-record highs.’
  • 94) ‘Banks will lend money for additional land depending on the amount of equity and security the farmer has.’
  • 95) ‘Releasing equity in a property can be a convenient source of funds, but it isn't always an appropriate plan, given the additional debt burden.’
  • 96) ‘As a long-term investment, property is quite favorable as investors can borrow at low rates and use the free equity in one property to buy another.’
  • 97) ‘This is often done by selling their existing property, releasing equity and then living in a caravan on site while the project commences.’
  • 98) ‘Under the loans scheme, homeowners and landlords can release equity from their properties to carry out urgent and major work.’
  • 99) ‘It is estimated at this stage that net equity in the properties is in the region of £600,000.’
  • 100) ‘If I were a first-time buyer today without any other equity in property, I could not afford to buy it.’
  • 101) ‘Many people choose to draw equity from their UK properties rather than having to take out a new mortgage.’
  • 102) ‘But relying solely on rising house prices to create equity in your property is precarious to say the least.’
  • 103) ‘That way you'd end up with a big mortgage, not much equity, no investments and a cold retirement.’
  • 104) ‘Home equity loans with tax deductible interest payments are used to pay for vacation trips.’
  • 105) ‘It appears that the amount of equity we have in our homes has tripled in value over the last decade.’
  • 106) ‘Should you move after living in a home for only a few years, you may have little or no equity in the property.’
  • 107) ‘When that new mortgage was registered, there was clearly equity in the property.’
  • 108) ‘A cash-out involves refinancing your mortgage and taking your equity out in cash.’
  • 109) ‘Divorcees tend to have a fair amount of equity but, especially if you don't have a full-time job, a relatively low income.’
  • 110) ‘Perhaps the value of your home has shot up so much in the last few years that you feel comfortable knowing that you are sitting on a fair amount of equity.’
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